JENNYJ5's Blogs

weight gain
Wednesday, May 13, 2009      2 comments

1 week before the Boston Marathon (which I finished in 5:44), I lost my job. I have a sales job at the gym with a significant (huge) pay cut. I am very stressed, not happy, panicing over what the next month brings if I don't do enough sales to... Read more
30K on Saturday
Monday, February 23, 2009      0 comments

This weekend I ran a 30K to see where I was at with my Boston training. It was at Fort Story, here in Va Beach. It had some hills, but I don't know how they compare to Boston. Probably relatively small. The distance was 18.64 miles, but my i... Read more
Marathon Love
Tuesday, February 17, 2009      2 comments

Did anyone see the movie Marathon Love that was on Discovery Health two times this weekend? It was beautiful!! I cried through both showings!! If you want a good love story, or good inspirational running story, check out www.discoveryhealth.c... Read more
8.14 miles today
Tuesday, February 17, 2009      0 comments

Right now, I feel like I have jello legs. It wasn't a long run, but lately my legs have just been tired. It might have been the 2 days of Turbokick classes that wore me out this wekeend. Its my favorite class at the gym and we were launching ... Read more
Weight Loss and Depo Provera
Monday, January 26, 2009      4 comments

I had my wonderful yearly check up on Friday and I asked my doctor about my weight and what else I could do to get it off. Keep in mind, I run a minimum of 100 miles per month, eat extremely healthy, etc. I have about 30 pounds that won't budg... Read more
Proudest Fitness Moment
Tuesday, January 20, 2009      3 comments

Finishing the Disney Goofy Challenge (half marathon on Saturday, full marathon on Sunday) 30 minutes faster than last year. Also, being so consistent that there was only a 36 second difference between my first and last mile. Scary consistent!!... Read more
Dismal Swamp Stomp 1/2 marathon
Monday, April 21, 2008      2 comments

Ok, so I did the DSS 1/2 marathon on Saturday. I wanted to do 2 hours. I kept pace with this little woman, about 1/2 my height and weight, for about 6 miles at around a 9:30-9:45 pace. I even walked for 2 minutes at mile 3 and only slowed my ... Read more
Gained a pound
Wednesday, March 26, 2008      1 comments

OK, so today, everything was off!! Dad got 2 flat tires on his car and I had to get him from Norfolk. I bought him breakfast, and got myself a small coffee. I had 1 cup of coffee....16 ounces...and that was the 1 pound I gained!! I normally ... Read more
Weigh in for 3/19/08!!
Thursday, March 20, 2008      1 comments

I just weighed in and lost 6 pounds this week!! Granted this was a horrible weekend with lots of home issues that were overwhelming, but this was a happy moment in the middle of chaos!! 22 pounds to go!!... Read more
New PR!!
Monday, March 10, 2008      3 comments

I did my run yesterday, only 4 miles due to a headache. Should have drank more water!! Anyway!! I ran 4 miles and all were around a 9 minute mile!! Most were 9:03 or 9:04! That means in a month I have taken 1 1/2 minutes off my mile time!! ... Read more
Nike Women's Marathon, San Franciso, CA
Tuesday, March 04, 2008      1 comments

I submitted my registration for the Nike Women's Marathon in San Francisco. The race is October 19th. This year is different. They sold out last year in 3 days. This year, they are doing a drawing. The first 20,000 registration forms they p... Read more
The road to Boston
Tuesday, March 04, 2008      0 comments

Today I managed to get in 8 miles in 88 minutes. My fastest yet. I also set a personal best on my Nike+ with a 10:20 mile. Keep in mind I have to run an 8:30 mile in order to qualify for Boston. ... Read more
First Weigh-in
Wednesday, February 27, 2008      0 comments

This was the first weigh-in since I started my sparkspage and I have finally lost weight and bodyfat!! I am down 4 pounds and .4% bodyfat. Hey, I'll take 2 negatives anyday at this point!! 5 weeks with nothing gained or lost, its about time!!... Read more
the beginning
Thursday, February 21, 2008      0 comments

Today is the first day of my Spark page. No workout today, unfortunately. I had to sit in traffic court for 3 hours, then go to work. No time tonight either. Spirit of the Marathon is playing in the theatre next to work. Its an inspiration... Read more